Quantifying the spatiotemporal dynamics in a chorus frog (Pseudacris) hybrid zone over 30 years

@inproceedings{Engebretsen2016QuantifyingTS,
  title={Quantifying the spatiotemporal dynamics in a chorus frog (Pseudacris) hybrid zone over 30 years},
  author={Kristin N. Engebretsen and Lisa N. Barrow and Eric Nikolaus Rittmeyer and Jeremy M. Brown and Emily Moriarty Lemmon},
  booktitle={Ecology and evolution},
  year={2016}
}
Although theory suggests that hybrid zones can move or change structure over time, studies supported by direct empirical evidence for these changes are relatively limited. We present a spatiotemporal genetic study of a hybrid zone between Pseudacris nigrita and P. fouquettei across the Pearl River between Louisiana and Mississippi. This hybrid zone was initially characterized in 1980 as a narrow and steep "tension zone," in which hybrid populations were inferior to parentals and were maintained… CONTINUE READING
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